Book Volume 9 2010

Advanced Fluorescence Reporters in Chemistry and Biology II

Molecular Constructions, Polymers and Nanoparticles


ISBN: 978-3-642-04699-5 (Print) 978-3-642-04701-5 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. General Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-40

      Nanocrystals and Nanoparticles Versus Molecular Fluorescent Labels as Reporters for Bioanalysis and the Life Sciences: A Critical Comparison

    3. Chapter

      Pages 41-106

      Optimization of the Coupling of Target Recognition and Signal Generation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 107-132

      Collective Effects Influencing Fluorescence Emission

  3. Encapsulated Dyes and Supramolecular Constructions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

    2. Chapter

      Pages 135-157

      Fluorescent J-Aggregates and Their Biological Applications

    3. Chapter

      Pages 159-190

      Conjugates, Complexes, and Interlocked Systems Based on Squaraines and Cyanines

  4. Dye Doped Nanoparticles and Dendrimers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

    2. Chapter

      Pages 193-228

      Dye-Doped Polymeric Particles for Sensing and Imaging

    3. Chapter

      Pages 229-251

      Silica-Based Nanoparticles: Design and Properties

    4. Chapter

      Pages 253-284

      Luminescent Dendrimers as Ligands and Sensors of Metal Ions

    5. Chapter

      Pages 285-304

      Prospects for Organic Dye Nanoparticles

  5. Luminescent Metal Nanoclusters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 305-305

    2. Chapter

      Pages 307-332

      Few-Atom Silver Clusters as Fluorescent Reporters

    3. Chapter

      Pages 333-353

      Luminescent Quantum Clusters of Gold as Bio-Labels

  6. Conjugated Polymers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 355-355

    2. Chapter

      Pages 357-388

      Structure, Emissive Properties, and Reporting Abilities of Conjugated Polymers

    3. Chapter

      Pages 389-416

      Optical Reporting by Conjugated Polymers via Conformational Changes

    4. Chapter

      Pages 417-453

      Fluorescence Reporting Based on FRET Between Conjugated Polyelectrolyte and Organic Dye for Biosensor Applications

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 455-459